The European Commission may 13, intends to adopt the strategy to restore the tourism business, writes Euractiv , citing an internal EC document.
It is assumed that the borders of the EU will open in three stages. Based on the data of the European centre for prevention and control of diseases should be determined by countries and regions, which reduced the incidence of coronavirus that will reduce quarantine measures and open borders.
The publication also notes that the European Commission insists on the principle of non-discrimination against individual countries. “For example, if Austria would weaken the control measures for those coming from Germany, this should apply to all EU citizens living in Germany and not only to the Germans,” writes Euractiv.
According to the publication, the European Commission estimates the total loss to the tourism industry from pandemic coronavirus of €400 billion.
Flash coronavirus infection COVID-19 began in late 2019 in China. March 11, 2020, the world health organization declared the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to data from the American Johns Hopkins University, the total number of infected people in the world exceeded 4.21 million people, of whom more than 287 thousand died of 1.47 million recovered.
Because of the pandemic, most countries of the world has ceased all international regular passenger traffic.